THURSDAY, OCT. 25

“Myths & Realities of Bats” will be presented, 6:30 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. Led by Shari Blissett-Clark of the Florida Bat Conservatory. Call 727-724-1525, ext. 4112.

A painting party will be held, 6-7:30 p.m., at Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Shawn Dell Joyce will show how to paint a “spooky” Halloween scene on a pumpkin. The cost is $21 for center members and $31 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 727-298-3299 for more information.

Morton Plant Mease Experts will hold “Safe Sleep for Babies,” 5 p.m., at Clearwater Countryside Library, 2642 Sabal Springs Drive. Presented by pediatrician Monica Kharbanda, M.D. To pre-register, call 727-953-6877 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org.

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs): Book Time at Brooker, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 listen to a nature-themed story and make a craft. Register at brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Visit brookercreekpreserve.com for more information.

Gentle Yoga with Dawn will be held at noon at Yoga Shakti Center for Wellness, 2625 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. This program was moved offsite due to the East Lake Community Library construction. This program is for ages 16 and up. The cost is $5 per session. Call 727-773-2665 for more information.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., for ages 3 to 5; Computer Class: MS Office Topics: Part 1, 11 a.m.; Genealogy Assistance, 1-3 p.m.; Tech Time, 2-4 p.m. Appointments are required for 45-minute sessions; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for elementary and middle school age youth. Call 727-298-3080.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Genealogy Coffee Hour, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Staff and volunteers will be available to assist with ancestry, family searches and more. Registration required on library website; Free Tech Support, 5-7 p.m. Bring a tablet, laptop or smartphone for the teen tech team to look at and answer questions. Call 727-773-2665.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs): Junior naturalist hike, 9-10:30 a.m. For youth of all ages; “Wild Things! Stories & Songs at the Preserve,” 10 a.m. Led by the East Lake Community Library. For babies up to 4 years old. Register for either event at brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Visit brookercreekpreserve.com for more information.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Dunedin Writers Group, 9:30 a.m. Open to serious writers; Yoga Kids, 11 a.m., for ages 2-5. Call 727-298-3080.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): High School Haunted Library, 6-8:30 p.m. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory. Registration required. Call 727-773-2665.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs): Autumn Photography Hike, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Led by photographers and interpretive naturalists Karl and Kathleen Nichter; Owl-O-Ween, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be live owl displays, owl story time, owl face painting, pancake breakfast, nest box building, pellet dissection and more. Some activities may have a cost; Night Hike, 7-9 p.m. There is a $3 donation. Register for any event at brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com. Visit brookercreekpreserve.com for more information.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): SHINE: Prescription Drug Plans Seminar, 10 a.m.; Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., for families; Electric Vehicles, 2 p.m. Dory Larsen, of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, will discuss the benefits of electric vehicles and answer questions. Call 727-298-3080.

MONDAY, OCT. 29

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Baby & Me Story Time, 10 a.m., for babies under 18 months; Chess Club, 2-5 p.m., for adults; Hip Hop Presentation, 6 p.m. Featuring John Ditty, 6 p.m. Call 727-298-3080.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): SHINE Medicare Help from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Registration required for one-hour session; Free Tech Support, 4-6 p.m. Bring a tablet, laptop or smartphone for the teen tech team to look at and answer questions. Call 727-773-2665.

TUESDAY, OCT. 30

An osteoporosis and bone health seminar will be held, 10 a.m., at Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Call 727-298-3299 for more information.

Morton Plant Mease Experts will hold “Increased Risks for Diabetes,” at 10 a.m., at BayCare Medical Arts Building, CR 120, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo. “Safe Sleep for Babies” will be held, 6:30 p.m., at Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive. To pre-register, call 727-953-6877 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): SHINE Medicare Help from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Registration required for one-hour session; Free Tech Support, 5-7 p.m. Bring a tablet, laptop or smartphone for the teen tech team to look at and answer questions. Call 727-773-2665.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Baby Sign Language, 10:30 a.m., for babies and caregivers; Preschool Movies, 10:30 a.m., for ages 5 and under; Film, 2 p.m.; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for elementary and middle school students; Chess Club, 5-7 p.m., for adults. Call 727-298-3080.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31

Essentrics, stretch and tone exercises, will be held, 8:15-9:15 a.m., at Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. These exercises help improve circulation and memory and lower your blood sugar. Bring an exercise mat and towel. Call 727-298-3299 for more information.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Computer Chat with Paul, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Bring your own laptop to ask questions. Each appointment is one hour. Registration is required at the library. There is a $10 refundable cash deposit and cancellations must be made 48 hours before appointment to receive full refund. Call 727-773-2665.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): SHINE: Free Medicare Counseling. Call for appointment; Toddler Time Story Time, 10:30 a.m., for 18-36 months; Music Mash, 11:30 a.m., for ages 5 and under; Literacy Council Conversation Club, 5:45 p.m. Call 727-298-3080.

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